[CentOS] Publishing a webcam on a web page?

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Tue Mar 23 17:02:55 UTC 2010


On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 05:03:19PM +0100, Niki Kovacs wrote:
> Stephen Harris a ?crit :

> > I have a Logitech Communicate STX
> > (  ID 046d:08ad Logitech, Inc. QuickCam Communicate STX )

> > But what I'd like to be able to do is have the image appear on a web page
> > (maybe streaming video or maybe multi-part image using old-fashioned
> > server-push web technology from 1995 :-)).

> I've seen such a setup at my dentist's office recently. He doesn't use 
> an "average" webcam like the one sitting on top of my monitor, but 
> rather a more expensive "internet cam" that can be accessed directly via 
> an IP address. Costs around a hundred euros here.

Yeah, I played with such devices back around 1998/1999; we had one at
work.  Was very easy to use.  But I'm trying to do this on the cheap,
and not spend any more money :-)

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rgds
Stephen


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